They killed Kenny!

Annabeg, Annaghbeg, Plassy or Plassey Lock on the Limerick Navigation (OSI 6″ ~1840)

 

Last Sunday a young man of the name of Kenny, bathing in one of the locks of the Canal, near Annabeg, was unfortunately drowned; the sluices of the gates happened to be open, through which the poor lad was drawn from the great suction, and his head very much shattered.

Saunders’s News-Letter 30 July 1803

2 responses to “They killed Kenny!

  1. Oh dear. As a member of the extended Kenny clan, I commiserate (albeit very belatedly)

  2. Unlike South Park, this Kenny won’t be back in the next episode.

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